Vegan Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This recipe is in collaboration with the beautiful Gillian from Gillian Elizabeth Wellness! Gillian is a yoga teacher/foodie/blogger/total sweetie and I had the pleasure of cooking with her on the Awakened Woman’s Retreat earlier this year! Please go check out her blog. She has some amazing recipes and posts, and I love how she focuses…

Green Protein Smoothie

This vegan green protein smoothie packs protein from nut butter and hemp seeds as well as a serving of greens from fresh kale. You can you any nut butter you like! I personally prefer almond butter. Also, you can absolutely use another green such as spinach instead of kale. I love that this smoothie is…

Healthy Lentil Salad

A few years ago I had a delicious green lentil salad from a cute little Italian shop in a small town not far from mine. It was called a Mediterranean Lentil Salad and it was so delicious! I wanted to re-create this super healthy lentil salad it and I was very pleasantly surprised when I…

Creamy Vegan Pasta Salad

This creamy vegan pasta salad is one of my go to recipes!! I make it all the time, especially for when I need to feed numerous people. It’s amazing for picnics, potlucks, and family gatherings. It’s also a fantastic option for meal prep and back to school. This recipe makes a very large portion, so…

Herbed Cultured Vegan Cream Cheese

One of the foods that I really, and I mean really really miss after going vegan is a classic cream cheese bagel. As a kid I would absolutely load cream cheese onto my bagels. Definitely not healthy. There is something about the creamy and tangyness of the cream cheese that I really missed. I was craving a cream…

Chickpea Salad Sandwiches 2 Ways

This recipe will make you want to pack a basket with your favourite snacks and head out to the park for a picnic. Chickpea Salad Sandwiches are so hearty and flavourful. They’re like a vegan version of a chicken or a tuna salad sandwich. I’ve taken my classic recipe with avocado dressing and added a…

DIY Traditional Vegan Polish Easter Basket

Every Holy Saturday, Polish families make Easter baskets and bring them to church for the Blessing Of Easter Food. Easter was never a huge celebration for me but my best memories are always coming home from church to share the Easter Basket with my family. A typical basket contains a lot of animal products, so I…

Smoky Tofu Curry Sandwiches

To me this sandwich is like an Indian take on a classic Banh Mi. It uses my Creamy Curry Sauce and it’s ready in less than 20 minutes! Makes: 2 Sandwiches Ingredients: 2 of your favourite sandwich buns or bread 4 slices of extra firm tofu (about a 1/2 inch thick) 2 tsp liquid smoke…

Vegan Butter Tofu

My Butter Tofu recipe is the vegan version of Butter Chicken! I like to joke that my recipe is “Butter Chicken, no butter, no chicken” 😉 It’s super rich and creamy. You can substitute the cashew cream for equal parts canned coconut cream instead if you prefer. Enjoy! Ingredients: Tofu 14 oz extra firm tofu,…

Mexican Black Rice Bowl

This recipe doesn’t have proportions. Often when I make bowls, I just chop up and prepare all of the ingredients and add whatever I like. Feel free to do that same, and feel free to play around and use different vegetables and flavours! Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked black rice 1 avocado, sliced 1 15oz can…

Vegetable Curry

This curry recipe isn’t very spicy, so if you enjoy spice, feel free to play around to your liking!   Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked basmati rice (or your favourite rice) 1 cup uncooked red lentils 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2-3 medium cloves of garlic, minced 2.5 tbsp fresh ginger, grated 2 medium yellow potatoes,…

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients: 2 cups chickpeas 3 red peppers 1/3 cup tahini 1 clove garlic 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt Pinch of pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 415F. 2. Cut red peppers in half and scoop out the seeds. Place them on a baking…

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 6 cups pasta 5 red bell peppers, cut into medium slices 4 tomatoes, diced 2 medium zucchinis, cut into discs 1/2 cup red onion, sliced thinly 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup + 1tbsp balsamic vinegar (sulphite free) Almond feta cheese Direction: Boil pasta according to package directions. Preheat oven to…

3 Bean Chili

Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into small chunks 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red pepper, finely chopped 1 yellow or orange pepper, finely chopped 1 cup corn 1 14oz can kidney beans 1 14oz can black beans 1 14 oz can chickpeas 2 796ml cans diced tomatoes 2 tbsp chili…